Liz Gannes

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Obama Will Hold Twitter Town Hall

U.S. President Barack Obama, whose re-election campaign recently announced that he’ll start personally tweeting from his Twitter account every once in a while, is going to take questions from Twitter users. A live-streamed Obama town hall will be held July 6 at the White House on the topics of the economy and jobs. And maybe what he ate for breakfast.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work